MATTHEW BOYD Director of Photography
Matthew Boyd is an award winning cinematographer from Connecticut credited with 13 feature films, over 30 short films, and a multitude of television, documentary, commercial and music video work. Boyd earned his BFA in Cinematography from the Academy of Art University, San Francisco. A month after graduating he was selected to shoot his first feature, Double Deuce, a micro-budget action project in Miami.
In 2006 he went off to India to shoot the 35mm feature Rock’n’Meera . In 2009/10 he shot four features back to back, Broken Dreams, Strapped , The Deposition, and Fake. In 2011 he shot Lake Effects which has been on regular rotation on The Hallmark Movie Channel.
More recently he worked as 2nd unit DP for Frank Prinzi ASC on the feature film Wish You Well and was chosen to shoot Mary Loss of Soul which took best director and best picture at the Boston International Film Festival. Upon returning to Los Angeles he was called upon to finish an urban drama, Crossed the Line.
Boyd is currently finishing a documentary about artist Janet Echelman, which he directed and produced with his partner, Alison Buck, he also recently finished principal photography on Beautiful Something. He currently has several short films on the festival circuit. He lives in Echo Park, Los Angeles with his girlfriend and their adopted Pit/Labrador, Echo.